'Because of my Portuguese heritage, I have an interest in all of the instrumentation that comes from Portugal and Brazil as well. These words were said by a Canadian singer and songwriter, well known for her Portuguese ancestors.
The Taste of Best Wines and History
What comes in your mind, when you hear the word Porto? Wine? Well, you may not be that sure about this, but not exactly wrong. Actually, Porto is the second largest city in the whole Portugal, better known as the native land of the Port Wine. This Portuguese town along with the whole Portugal was a part of some great ancient cultures. They were occupied by the Romans and the Spaniards, even had some influences made by the British and French monarchs. Today Portugal is a free and beautiful country, and what is more “ able to show its best parts in the manner that only they know and can. So if you are interested in knowing more about the Portuguese culture and their famous Porto wine, go ahead and read this short presentation of Porto hotels. By this list we are hoping to help you to choose among the great variety of hotels in Porto and their best facilities.
Where to Stay Cheaply on Porto?
To begin with, let's sum up some great cheap hotels of Porto: Hotel Ibis Porto Gaia, Residencia Lis B&B and Parking, Ibis Porto Sao Joao or Residencial Porto Foz. All of these cheap hotels will provide you with the most basic needs like a soft bed, cold and hot running water and cuisine. Some of them also have a free Wi-Fi, television and air-conditioning system to keep you cool while on hot summer nights, when the temperatures can rise as high as in other parts of the tropical regions.
The Best Portuguese Hotels
If you think that being the second biggest city in Portugal means that you should get one of the best hotels you are really right. Porto hotels are known to be one of the best in Portugal: the Crown Plaza Porto, Pestana Palacio do Freixo, InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas or Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa. All of these hotels in Porto are well known for they classical touch and local spice. You will be able to get the best quality services there and enjoy your stay to the fullest.
Tasting The Flavor of The Culture
If you really like the Porto wine then go along and visit some really good wineries like Porto Calem, Solar do Vinho do Porto, Ferreira or Ramos Pinto, but do not forget to visit other places of ineterst. One of the greatest ones are Zona Ribeirinha, Parque de Cidade do Porto, Palacio de Bolsa, Torre dos Clerigos and Sao Francisco Church. And if you are going to visit Porto with a larger group of people, do not hesitate to order one of the great local tours that the tourist's agencies are offering. You might see something more exceptional than only visiting the mainstreams.